More tire stuff..

SuffolkD at SuffolkD at
Mon Mar 15 11:30:08 EST 2004

While changing types of tires specifically isn't the answer........(Summer / 
Its the width (235/45/ZR17)  not so much the low profile tire.........
The tread pattern could be another reason.........but the experience you have 
is called TRAMLINING.
Its the following of grooves in the pavement...........................
-Scott by BOSTON

> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 13:52:18 -0800
> From: the Spaeth's <spaeth at>
> Subject: Re:More  tire stuff...
> I put the summer tires on our 20v Avant and they seem to have a real 
> tendency to follow the valleys in the road. They are Bridgestone Potenza 
> SO3's in 235/45/ZR17's. Is this usually a component of tires or 
> alignment or some other issue? The car has stock springs with Koni 
> adjustable struts. I have some H&R springs waiting to be installed. 
> Would the springs help this at all? It is not really unsafe but it is 
> very annoying. The wife is not liking it at all.
> thanks
> Craig

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